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hetchy regional water system. with also generate clean renewable energy for city services like public buses, hospitals, schools, and much more. and finally, we collect and treat all the city's wastewater and stormwater making it safe enough to discharge into the san francisco bay and pacific ocean. >> in 2006 the puc was planning a record number of projects. >> the public utilities commission is a very infrastructure-rich organization. we're out there rebuilding the water system. we've budget working on power generation in the country. we've been doing sewer for the city. we're looking at a brand-new rebuild of all watt systems in san francisco and we haven't had a home that's been other than mental. >> they staff over 900 people. the puc is in two office locations. >> you know, this is such a great place for a building. if the puc owned that building and we could make that the icon i can sustainable building puc represents, wouldn't be a dramatic idea? >> so, one of the major decisions we made was we wanted to make a statement with this building. we wanted this building to be a lead
buildings in san francisco that achieved this mark. >> leadership and energy environmental design, it takes a look at the way we think about the places where we live and work. i like to think of it as designed for human and environmental health. lead addresses five categories that enhances environment. indoor air quality, energy, water, materials and resources, and sustainable sites are the five categories for the lead. you can go for several gold or platinum certifications. >> the city wanted to be silver lead status. . maybe gold was a stretch. and people said, if we're going to be a sustainable organization that the pucs this has got to be the top of the line. it's got to be a lead platinum building. what does that mean to us? we run water, power, and sewer. so, those are some of the biggest things involved in lead platinum. ♪ ♪ >> by late 2008 the project, as we got the contractor on board and we were able to start pricing it, we're a multi-, multi-, multi-million dollar over budget. >> the story a lot of people don't know after we got select today do this project, the first price w
in northern california on clean energy. for example, moving the state's goal to be 33% clean energy producing. it is my privilege to welcome governor brown to the panel. [applause] >> and to introduce our next panelist, i would like to welcome steve ballmer, senior bp -- vp. >> good morning and thank you. next up is governor hickel lipper -- hickenlooper. he is the serieaal a entreprener each of you have in your respective parts. he became very successful in the brew pub business. he never had a single election not even for stink -- a student council. governor? [applause] in keeping with the discussion, he is keen on innovation and things of that nature. i know that will come out. thank you, governor. >> are we all set? i am from the "mercury news," and we're here because we live in a global cloueconomy. it has altered local economies because so many manufacturing and technology jobs are moving, whether it is a matter of costs for going where the trained work force is. we're fortunate to have to governors here to talk about how that change affects their jobs and what they're doing to jump- st
and energy efficiency. how much do green improvements, solar systems and new appliances, affect the market these days in value? is everybody looking for green? >> i am really trying to push that more. i am sure jameses, as well. -- james is, as well. we use what is available us, as far as being retailers and trying to influence people. there is a walk ability score that shows your property, how green it is by being close to services and close two stores, schools, and the walk ability -- walkability. they're doing that across the country and it is coming up in marketing. when green comes in, we are pushing for green designations and the work people do to make their house green. >> my own direct experience, generally, the buying public will not pay more if it is green. maybe that is something people don't want to hear. it is the honest truth. that is my own direct experience. i think it is absolutely -- what will happen with the current green movement in building, is that it will become standard. it is becoming the standard. ultimately, it will be frowned upon when a house does not have thes
absolutely get the public involved and try to use their energy. it is fair to be doing this. he has to be careful. the obama administration has to be judicious with the amount that it taps this network. you have millions of people here . you want to activate their energy only when it's absolutely necessary, and i think it is. we're looking at the number one priority right now are at the beginning of this administration . melissa: how big of an impact something like this has. if you try and get people all excited on facebook and twitter, what they're really going to do? call their congressman. the congressman are pretty sophisticated people. just reelected. the most time possible for their constituents to forget and also know that president obama fired them up to call them -- to get people to go call. they know where it's coming from i wonder if it's worth it. >> i don't think it is a political tactic. ureters suggesting that the congressman easily checked these people are just pawns in the obama administration. i don't think the art. if they're calling their congressman, the congres
. >> [taps being played ] >>> when we come back on a second look, america's energy crisis. >>> welcome back to a second look where tonight berevisit the iranian hostage crisis. america had endured all sorts of crisis. water gate gave way to rapid inflation. and the supply of gasoline and a rise at the price we paid at the pump. dennis richmond had this look at the gas price increase of the 70s. >> reporter: it is a lasting imagine of the 1970s, cars hyping up -- cars lining up for blocks just to buy a gallon of gasoline. we called it the energy crisis. opec became angry of u.s. support of israel and staged a nine month embargo of oil shipments to have the united states. it happened again in 1979 after iranian missionaries cut oil shipments to the u.s. over the course of a decade, americans had to confront sell. this long time energy crisis -- >> that's it for this week's second look. i'm frank somerville. we'll see you again next week.
minutes. ,,,,,,,,,,,, new pink lemonade 5-hour energy? 5-hour energy supports the avon foundation for women breast cancer crusade. so i can get the energized feeling i need and support a great cause? i'm sold. pink lemonade 5-hour energy? yeah and a portion of every sale goes to the avon foundation for women breast cancer crusade. i'm sold. new pink lemonade 5-hour energy. get the alert, energized feeling you need and support breast cancer research and access to care. robbers are on the loose afa shootout at a jewelry storet >>> we are following some breaking news right now out of san jose. a pair of armed robbers are on the loose after a shootout at a jewelry store. police tell us it happened at a store near story road and king just after 10 this morning. police say the robbers exchanged gun fire with the store owner before speeding off in a black suv. we're told no one was injured. >>> there are more -- they're more popular than ever at kids' parties but those inflatable bounce houses are sending more kids to hospital than ever. why bouncer emergencies have taken a bic jump late
a little bit of energy into this thing and it becomes explosive. it is all energy driven. but the issue really is not that is what the emerging world with its -- whether it is time a court india up with different perspectives. i've seen china and india in 2004, maybe 2003, the trade was maybe $2 billion between the countries. today, i think this is where the chinese prime minister comes to india and we're talking $150 billion on the next verizon. this is without drawing claims. i think what asia is looking for is that we can have correlations within each other. without necessarily being aided to. it is a dangerous game, but all games are dangerous. kissinger credit a lifetime career out of it. [laughter] this is the way it is. military power is a dominant element of strategy will not work. as a background element of strategy, yes, it's essential, important, including for the first time two years ago, the pentagon had a conference i was there in which we discussed india and american cooperation in the pacific. never happened before. it does not mean [indiscernible] we are taking position
it will never happen -- when you do not have the energy anymore? that scared of a piece of blank paper and a collection coming up in six weeks -- that does not scare you? >> yes, but i tried to protect myself. for example, i go to a flea market, and nt place. when i see something that i find interesting, even if i have no interest in anything at the moment, i say that one day i will do something from that. i know that there was work on it. i think i have to burn it, because at the end, i take too much time to look at it. but, yes, i mean, to be honest, i think will realize what time that i have no more of the passion, which will mean i will stop. i think it is better. honestly, before i was doing that profession, because i was not at peace with the fact that i was rejected, so i was inventing a lot of things. at the moment, i started to work -- i finish. because i do the things that i'd love to do, why should i live now. there's no reason to lie? because i am accepted through my work? why should i lie? because i do not want to live again in my old days. but i will always interested in
into the small art gallery of public works. part of the energy of the venue comes from having that art gallery. having a small workshop with a few resident artists who work on art during the day. it provides a certain energy. when that moves on to the employees were working there during the night, coming in contact with patrons, you have a great start and a good experience. great talent, visuals, who have done the other thing for the most part. lots of responses. >> thank you. tr
for fair and it was unique and different. it gave them a coat he shin and energy not seen. but those who fought and roker were to have a lot of experience thinking they had a fortnight to live. when they came home to see institutional threats to their service it mustered an extraordinary amount of completion and focus to push back successfully. >>host: what was the marines role in the curia? >> the first forces comment not sent in but said does conventional combat troops to push back the advance. but they got their early. even though the marine corps had no orders they immediately started and these guys came. what this meant in the critical first battle they have their own naval aviation flying over head. the the ability to flyover to be rid the radar will list important. >> you mentioned political lobbying. how did that occur? >> after rover to all services reorganize. we don't have the war department were new department. >> of the start of the process but they did down one taye said kent weigh
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surprise, because the reserves are so vast that they'll help solve america's energy needs for the next century. [ticking] >> if you were waiting for the day global warming would change the world, that day is here. it's happening far from civilization's notice in a place about as remote as you can get. >> welcome to 60 minutes on cnbc. i'm steve kroft. we live on an increasingly endangered planet, from the glaciers of antarctica to the rich prairie lands of canada. and the ultimate disaster may be financial as well as environmental. later in this episode, scott pelley reports from antarctica on the wide-ranging effects of global warming. and later bob simon has a story from canada on the environmental damage caused by the next great oil rush. but our first story involves a controversial waste product that could have damaging effects on the environment. there are more than 600 coal-fired power plants generating electricity in the u.s., and those plants produce 130 million tons of waste called coal ash. it contains concentrations of mercury, arsenic, lead, and other toxic materials. and a
cable satellite corp. 2012] >> we are just getting back. the energy level is probably going to get mellow. we will make that work for us. today's panel is on the question of for-profit and federal education policy. this is a topic that we at aei have been talking about for an extended stretch. in support of the templeton foundation, we have been running the private enterprise projects, trying to think about the opportunities and the challenge. how do make this work for kids in the community's? how do we think about some of the challenges the potential perils? this panel is a close of a series of panels and conversations. we have commissioned a number of pieces that will be coming up as a book this spring. we have the opportunity to work. phones, inose of the was cell turn them off. why this topic? the vast majority of what we do in america k-12 is done by public institutions. it is done by institutions run by states. and a lot of other work including most charter schools are run by nonprofit. then there is a substantial slot of activity that is for profit. they run schools or colle
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vacation in five years. it is time to restore my energy. the presidentand i were joking about how bad i looked. i said i thought he looked g reat. >> is it possible you will go into the white house. is i think my future outside the white house. becoming a part of whatyeever happens. >> it is possible you will run it on the outside? >> we need to have a conversation first. >> what is the horizon? >> you will want to see a d inaugural. the >> i do not thing -- we had disucssion with our people. it is lceal healthcare would not have pase d with out that. >> you were the first president since sdr to get 50% of the votwe twice. the country to talk to people. the truth is, the world had changed since 2008. all of those things have changed drastically. i went to see a lot of people and steven spielberg said to me, you have to blow up the 2008 campaign. you are on the the 1965 rolling stones once and then you charge too much for your ticket. it was an interesting way to think about that campaign. i said to the president i need you to promise me it is not going to be 2008 again. he said,
at the time... what's the rush? be happy. be healthy. new pink lemonade 5-hour energy? what's the rush? 5-hour energy supports the avon foundation for women breast cancer crusade. so i can get the energized feeling i need and support a great cause? i'm sold. pink lemonade 5-hour energy? yeah and a portion of every sale goes to the avon foundation for women breast cancer crusade. i'm sold. new pink lemonade 5-hour energy. get the alert, energized feeling you need and support breast cancer research and access to care. >> gretchen: 44 minutes after the top of the hour. a couple quick headlines. new study letting the air out of the bouncy houses. a new study finds 30 kids a day go to the emergency room with injuries from broken bones to cuts and concussions. experts say kids under six shouldn't use them, but we know those are the kids who love them. >>> and jenna bush haguear, she's returning to her roots for her next project. the former first daughter is joining southern living magazine as an editor at large. she'll bright a monthly column called "paper napkin interview" and contribute to a daily
are ready to deal with that. now the challenge of energy security, and that is particularly true for the defense department. the ability of trying to improve our efficiency in moving from one area to another, you have got to be energy of fission, not to mention energy security with regards to larger security issues. we have got to implement this rebalance to the pacific, something i talked about on the trip i just took to the pacific. this is my fourth trip to the pacific to make clear we are going to continue to have a strong force projection in the pacific. it is important to our economic security and our national security to be able to do that in the future. in an edition, at the same time i have got a force deployed in trying to rebalance the pacific, i have got a significant presence in the middle east to deal with the threats in the middle east. i have a significant presence to deal with any potential threat we have to deal with in that region as well, and at the same time, with all of those challenges, we have to be able to take care of our service members and our veterans
are at a great moment in america because of energy and all the other things that are happening and because of the other failures you talked about. >> the state of the economy right now, david cole, the ceo of honeywell, served on the simpson-bowles commission and met with the president this week. good to see you, david. and i wonder what you can tell us about the state of the economy right now as the president embarks on a second term. how bullish are you about improving conditions? >> right now, i'm not that bullish at all. in fact, i'd say there's a great uncertainty that's just hanging over the entire economy because we're not confident that our guys can govern anymore. we've got 536 independent contractors all talking about the significance of jobs, but the one thing that they could do that would remove that uncertainty and create this job growth we'd all like, they're not doing. and there's a couple of stumbling blocks. it's not just taxes. we have a significant problem with entitlements. medicare, medicaid in particular. those things need to get resolved together. if we could actuall
. >>> fears of the fiscal cliff we're talking about right now, weak demand dragging down energy prices today. sharon epperson at the nymex. >> oil prices are falling waiting for more news to come out of the recent range. we are looking at a decline in crude oil, the wti contract and brent crude prices. the fact we're still waiting for a deal in greece, the fact we're waiting for major economic news here in the u.s. and the fact we're still waiting to see what wloo this truce holds between israel and hamas, all of these are factors traders are watching. natural gas is the big story in the energy complex because it fell by more than 4%. the biggest plunge in 15 weeks. traders looked at the map of the country and saw warmer temperature as head. a reason for selling pressure. back to you. >> sharon, thank you very much. let's get to this stock that just will not die. we're talking about research in motion. shares have been higher after cibc raised its rating on the company. it's the latest upgrade for this left for dead stock, which rallied over 50% in a month ahead of its new operating system l
what we have achieved. when they have doubts about this let me quote the laborhout out energy minister, it means the most expensive deals would have to go being able to reduce the number of people to help get a clearer picture of what is happening and that could only be a good thing. that is the endorsement that i welcome. >> ed miller band. >> the governor promised there should be no rationing on grounds of cost alone. can the prime minister tell us whether he has kept that promise? >> the promise we have pt is that we would increase spending every year under this government and in britain, in england that is happening, in wales there's a massive cuts run by a neighbor. >> mr. speaker, seral thousand fewer nurses with the public supporting and a very specific question about a promise by the secretary, the leader of the house, promise a year ago he promised a year ago that there will be no rationing. this is what the president of the world college of ophthalmologists recently said. he said this. pcs are not falling government guidelines. there restricting access to caract surgery. he g
was an alliance between environmentalists and labor and promote green energy and other activities and he brought all of this to the college board when he came. he brought me on, as i said to be a warrior, to fight the corruption, the lack of transparency, and other horrible things that were going on at the time, and after things got going we worked together on some projects of policy. he had an idea to create a sustainability plan that was not going anywhere for a while, but we worked together on that and we passed it, and it's really a great plan. it's an environmental model, i have to say. he brought a sunshine policy. we worked together in passing a sunshine policy. you have no idea how hard this was. everyone was opposed to it. it took a year, but we finally got it through, and he was persistent. we would meet about it and after i would say "i don't know milton. this doesn't look like it's going anywhere" and he would say "no. we're going to do this. we're going to do this" and he was right. he was a real reformer. he kept pushing and pushing in his quiet way. one of the things
a big check today. ♪ ♪ and if you're feeling a little slow, ♪ ♪ then 5-hour energy will help you go. ♪ ♪ so buy a bottle of pink lemonade and ♪ ♪ you can help fight breast cancer today. ♪ >> ama: nasa wants to their search for life under ground on mars. curiosity rover can't go under ground. nasa would need a smaller vehicle to repel down lava tubes. it's possible one of the lava tubes could hold water or organisms that can survive on the surface. curiosity has made a discovery above ground which is one for the record books. they will introduce the discovery in san francisco in two weeks. >> rolling stones celebrated their 50th anniversary with a special show in london. they play their classics. mary jay blige gave joined them. jeff beck joined on guitar. they featured the new song doom and gloom. stones will play one more show in london and three more in the new york area. new jimmy hen directional -- jimi hendrix contains 12 fraction. you will be able to hear them on keyboards, drums and, of course, guitar. forecast is rapidly changing. >> especially by mid-week. low clo
being careful about how we are using energy. and i think that it creates a wonderful counter point in balance to the transamerica pyramid. thank you. >> are there any questions for our presenter? >> seeing none, thank you very much. it was very, beautiful. and it was great to see the full design, and i appreciate actually seeing it from multiple perspectives from the city lines. thank you. >> okay. >> we will go ahead and move into your next system. >> item 8 is approving an amendment authorizing to award a subcore contract in an aamount not-to-exceed $9 million over four years. personnel and material services increasing authorized costs by 9 million 250,000 and increasing the authorized construction services,. >> directors, dikes will report on this item. >> good morning, directors. brian dikes, principle engineer. this trade package is to provide four personnel and material lift hoists one for each section or zone of the construction, so that you always have a quick safeway to get people out if they are hurt and equally that it is all to supply the materials provided for all shif
against? jon? >> i think it's energy independence because it changes our national security posture in fundamental ways, would re-orient the world and give us a way of standing by ourselves, without having to be constantly drawn into regions of the world that have not been hospitable to us. chris: annette? >> i think health care is still part of that. we haven't totally settled the relationship, and that is a question that was posed in this election and will continue. chris: this is amazing. had the election gone the other way by 4% or so, hr-1 would be elimination of health care. unbelievable. >> i think the presidency is with science and engineering. even despite the current budget deficiencies, he would like to pour more money into american innovation. chris: that's what we do. >> right. >> as your fine book says, kennedy spent only $15 million in 1960, not that much by current standards. this year romney and obama spent $1 billion each. find some way to change the system so that you can run for president without being able to raise that kind of money. chris: let me ask you a que
. keep? energy bars. dry food. canned vegetables. can corn, can peas, you can drain that and drink the water and eat the vegetables. buy can food that you eat normally. and a can opener. first aid kit, have 3. have you a small one in the car, have a nice sized one for home and make sure you have one at work. make sure if you are a diabetic or have a heart condition, something that you normal take have a little supply. have a storage area for this. consider this. if you have a supply kit, make sure you have one that's mobile. mobile meaning, if you have to evacuate a square mile for disaster or terrorist or anything, have it in there with you in case you are on your own for a bit. you might not be in your home. you might be somewhere else. there's a tsunami coming in. if you have kids at home what do you keep for them? make sure you keep them entertained and have food they like. the most useful tool in a disaster? scissors. if you use clothes you will be cold. [inaudible]. duct tape. many uses. you want garbage bags. line the toilet with trash bags. you want to line it, line it up
much energy. >> hey, you are beautiful. and i love you. >> why? because... it is definitely a lot more fun than being inside. >> so far we have had zero problems. it is a long-step process, a lot of thinking and people involved. so we think that we got rid of all of the problems that could happen. they are doing it, and we are doing it and everybody is doing the best that they can. >> it is a wonderful out reach >> come. >> it is beautiful. ♪ >> when there's good children's theater, it is good theater. if it is good theater, you would like it. even if it is for children that, is what i think. i know for the velveteen rabbit, i feel it is a story for kids and much older people. it is about being a young child and loving a toy or friend and it is also about what it means to get old. >>> in 1986 my son was 2. i decided i would like to adapt the velveteen rabbit. mind you, i had never read it as a child but heard it as a mother. my first time was a bedtime story recording. it was through that that i defined the theme and really determined how i was going to produce the story. is it true
dealing with the economy. 21% replied reforming social security. and 11% cited energy policy, including the use of nuclear power. the disapproval rate for prime minister yoshihiko noda's cabinet hit a record high at 64%. that's a three percentage point increase from a week ago. the approval rate remained unchanged at 22%. voters were also asked who they would prefer as prime minister. the two choices were the incumbent yoshihiko noda, who heads the democratic party, or shinzo abe, leader of the opposition's liberal democratic party. 21% of respondents chose noda. 26% favored abe. but almost half, or 49%, said they wanted neither. >>> japan's top government spokesperson says officials are gathering information in anticipation of a possible missile launch by north korea. u.s. satellite images indicate north korea recently transported what are thought to be long-range ballistic missile parts. japan chief cabinet secretary osamu fujimura says his government closely monitors missile-related activities in north korea. >> translator: we will work harder to gather and analyze information and wi
those changes for $3,000, $4,000, $5,000. they're oftentimes more energy- efficient. the general consensus is people like that. one other thing that i think is overlooked in terms of value, and i don't know of the survey talks about it, is landscaping and plants. lance camping, plants, and trees are really inexpensive compared to major remodels. i often feel it is something that is heavily overlooked. it as a lot of value. it is a touchy-really, emotional part of a property. oftentimes, we don't have front yards. maybe there should be a tree out front. maybe you should have potted plants lining the stairs going up. perhaps the rearguard in, although you never use it, doesn't matter if you don't get sunshine. plant flowers that do not need son. those are oftentimes good ways to spend money on adding value to your home. >> people that are selling their homes do need to have someone that will absolutely come in. i had a stager come in my house. you need to have another i that will absolutely have you get rid of the little things that you think make it look homey and people love it,
and saying "will you vote for my dad" and milton loved this. he loved this energy and out of most of us and showed in what he ended up doing. all three kids learned at an early age giving to other people was one of the main things we were put on this world to do. our mom and dad taught us that. milton was a true believer sometimes to his detriment and would take on any power he needed to be even if it meant being fired from the board and "you're not doing enough. you're not raising enough money". he would take on anyone anytime if it was the right thing to do. he felt so strongly things needed to be resolved at city college and he never stop fighting after being diagnosed and surgery and he went to the meetings. he was a true believer and wanted to make it a better educational facility. many of his friends who are here and they would agree if you wanted someone in your corner you wanted milton. and there was a question that he had a temper and he did not and we had a bully in our neighborhood that was beating me up and milton made it clear physically that is not going to happen
or tax credits for renewable energy. all that is important. we have to keep that going. that will get hard because we will face is demographics. that is my 74th birthday on april 7. i am aware of the and aging population which i have become and we are an aging population relative to what we were. luckily, we have millions of fresh arrivals that are younger and are energetic and they come from all over the world. we have to make sure our education system lifts them to their highest aspirations. when the society ages, it tends to -- it declines. that is the big demographic imperative. i was reviewing one of my favorite books on the roman republic. how did this village on the tiber grow to be the absolute leader of the known world in a few hundred years? it expanded its territory by plunder, by what ever. details. it was not pretty. [laughter] it added people, it kept getting bigger and incorporated the people and to roman citizenship. it became very consolidated, expanding group of energetic people. and they'll work. they were not just a bunch of talkers, they were doing. -- there were
of the port she noticed how much energy and funds were being focused on the northern waterfront and requested whether or not we could do more in the southern waterfront and i think these projects are an example of how we responded to that challenge, so monique moyer executive director. [applause] >> good morning and thank you. it is wonderful to see so many of our friends and supporters and hard workers here today. how many of you are here at heron's head for the first time? a show of hands. not many. that is terrific news. well welcome back. this is one of the greatest places in the city i am fond of saying. it's visionary. you heard about that from the mayor already and part of it is san francisco moving forward in a way that other cities just don't do. first and foremost other cities do not pass general obligation bonds of this type for a park and none for waterfront parks so we are already ahead of game that way, and we are proud of the generosity of the electoral for supporting that vision. secondly we don't have many parks and in san francisco there are a couple of open spaces bu
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heating, ventilation, air conditioning, 24 new restrooms, energy-efficient lighting, free system internet and improved way-finding and graphic decorations to improve the structures and the livability within them. it's a leed gold certified renovation and those have been finished; the assessment portion of the first moscone district will term out next year and there will be continued assessments from that same district that will go towards promoting san francisco and booking hotels and that will last another ten years, but the portion of that assessment district that went towards renovation will sunset next year. so in terms of the moscone expansion district, why they want to expand? they want to expand because basically moscone is at capacity right now. we're losing different conventions to other cities, and we have lost approximately $2 billion in different conventions that go to other cities right now. san diego is one of our biggest competitors. we need more contiguous space in the convention complex. by doing this, by increasing the ability to have bigger conventions and more convent
will raise their taxes and, their health care costs and their energy costs and raise their labor costs a people are not going to invest, you will not find the job creation you need. american businesses want the president to succeed. i didn't support him or vote for him but i want him to succeed, because his success is tied to my suess. and, conversely, his success is tied to the success of american business, and, if he can -- there ought to be common ground here. i'm noseeing it yet. >> lou: what do you think of the idea that a dozen ceos from big companies show up at the white house, to talk big with the big guy, but, small business, that creates most of the jobs in the country not represented. these folks represent a fraction of our economy. and, they have a major, major portion of the lobbying efforts, and the pressure that is applied in washington. what is your reaction to that, andy? >> these are good people, smart people, intelligent people, but, you really have to look at how they are motivated different than small businesses would be, and, these large businesses can be the judg
, energy workers and it is medical care, dental care, things like that on death row. putting the energy and to someone they plan on killing. so i started suffering a lot of health problems over the years getting worse and worse and the only thing i had to help me through that is the meditation techniques, things of that nature. that is what helped me to make it through and it also kept me focus on the present moment. you have a lot of people in prison that go crazy because they are always looking towards someday in the future when they are going to be out. that is what they are living for. it's like today doesn't matter. i'm always looking at someday five years down the road, ten years down the road, a year that may not even exist. but doing it routine, it kept me focused in the present moment, which probably saved my sanity. >> do you think you could have lived out your days in that prison if you had to and have some relative measure of, you know, to use the real world happy life? >> i think i would have lived for maybe a year at the most or launder. i we 60 pounds today more than i di
" jack girard talks about gas prices and alternative energy efforts. christine owens discusses unemployment benefits. and after that, dominic chu discusses what wall street investors are doing with their money in advance of the fiscal cliff. "washington journal" live on tuesday morning at 7:00 a.m. eastern. now, look at the role of private enterprise and public education and what the obama administration approach will be in 2013. this is an hour and 35 minutes. >> welcome. thank you for joining us. we are just getting back. the energy level is probably going to get mellow. we will make that work for us. today's panel is on the question of for-profit and federal education policy. this is a topic that we at aei have been talking about for an extended stretch. in support of the templeton foundation, we have been running the private enterprise projects, trying to think about the opportunities and the challenge. how do make this work for kids in the communities? how do we think about some of those challenges the potential perils? this panel is a close up series of panels and convers
. more energy. >> as the workload increases, so does the stress. >> do you ever dream about work? >> i have dreamt about work, yes. i've dremp about picking items. >> sometimes items are simply too far apart to walk. >> this is the biggest fulfillment center. it's the equivalent of 28 football fields. which explains why some employees need tricycles to get around. >> with this year's holiday season expected to be their biggest one yet, amazon has brought in 50,000 additional workers. >> have fun, work hard. >> and online race that depends on the human touch to fulfill those holiday wishes. diana al via air, nbc news, phoenix. >> and we'll have plenty more coverage later on the show. >>> meanwhile americans were out shopping early and on which this weekend. the national retail federation says an estimated 139.4 million consumers hit the stores or shopped online between thursday and sunday. they spent an average $423 for a total of 59.1 billion, up nearly 13% from 2011. com score says online sales stopped $1 billion for the first time on black friday. >>> president obama even got in on t
initiatives, the one i think about is climate change and energy legislation. we see some consensus on fiscal issues and some on immigration. what i wonder about is the climate and energy stuff when you still have a house of representatives where a lot of people just don't believe in global warming. i don't know how you get to a deal on that. >> let me pick up on that. you mentioned climate change and the dream act. of course the democrats and president obama had a majority on the dream act and passed it in the house. it was only that it was filibustered, right? so when does that fury over a system that gives you majorities but not legislation, when does that get into this mix? >> i'm not sure that abates. the animus that drove the hostility and resistance of the president is still present. look at the laundry list john mccain gave you. immigration reform and abortion. yeah, you got that black vote on lock, don't you. and look, because they want to continue tone gauge in voter suppression. now let me just put that on the table. the reason african-american people are not seen as a likely vote
strength and weakness. lower sectors today, teleco and energy dragging us down. take a look at s&p 500 top five laggers, impossible to ignore some retail names on that list. we saw some strong sales out of black friday but caution in the marketplace as analysts are saying, you need to see that strong sales trend continue throughout the rest of the season. not just on one or two days. it was nordstrom and macy's we were watching. coach was on the list for a better part of the day. cabot oil and gas selling off with the broader energy complex. meantime on the flipside we did have our s&p 500 top gainers. of course a lot of those names included names traded here at the nasdaq. ebay was one of the big gainers, gaining on hopes today that it will catch up with amazon on cyber monday. of course, those numbers will be tallied up within the coming days. best buy was also seeing strength on that as well. last but not least, first solar knocked apple out of one of those spots there, out of the last spot. of course, apple was a stock that was contributing to the positive momentum on the nasdaq today.
today as investors take a little bit more of a defensive approach to trading today. energy is the weakest sector in particular. we're seeing weakness in a lot of the natural gas stocks. there's some forecast for warmer weather in the month of december and that is hitting that group today. again energy the leading sector to the downside. >>> mary mentioned the nasdaq and technologies. let's go to the nasdaq where jackie deangelis is following the big movers over there. >> as mary said, the nasdaq just popping in positive territory but ever so slightly. still performing better than the dow and the s&p today. amazon.com posting some gains today after it was the most visited retail site on black friday. online sales for black friday estimated to have surpassed a billion dollars for the first time ever. mobile devices driving 15% to those sales and the ipad driving nearly 90% of tablet traffic. apple seeing a gain of better than 2% today. meantime as cyber monday is well under way, ebay is on the move and best performer on the nasdaq 100. closing to close its gap with amazon as
write a big check today. ♪ ♪ and if you're feeling a little slow, ♪ ♪ then 5-hour energy will help you go. ♪ ♪ so buy a bottle of pink lemonade and ♪ ♪ you can help fight breast cancer today. ♪ . >>> next, relatives are making funeral plans after a car crash killed three members of an oakland family. >> dangerous driving conditions now with dense fog. meteorologist lisa argen looks at your neighborhood. >> it is going to take several hours for visibilities to improve. be careful out there. then we'll talk about >>> and finally, fans spent this weekend recalling their favorite moments from larry hagman's very long career. >> hagman, of course, was best known as that scheming oil baron j.r. ewing. abc's david muir. >> reporter: flowers in the south fork ranch in dallas. the backdrop for what would define america in the 1980s. at the center of it, larry hagman from ft. worth, reveling in his role the evil conniving oil man, j.r. ewing, here with his wife sue ellen, actress susan gray. >> you're a drunk and unfit mother. the sooner we have you put away in that sanitarium the bett
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